Chilli Con Carne



Chilli Con Carne

Ingredients:
2 Tablespoons of oil
500g lean minced Beef
1 Teaspoon of whole Cumin Seeds
1 large brown Onion, finely chopped.
2 large cloves of Garlic finely minced.
2 - 3 Red Chillies finely sliced into rings. (remove seeds for milder taste)
2 cups or 400g tin peeled chopped Tomatoes.
1 400g tin of Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed.
1/2 Teaspoon of coarsely ground Pepper
A good pinch of Salt

Method:
In a heavy based saucepan heat the olive oil to medium high.
Add the cumin seeds and cook 30 seconds until they pop.
Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds, do not allow to brown.
Add onion and stir until it starts to turn translucent and pick up a little colour.
Next brown minced meat a tablespoon at a time, breaking it up and stirring. Once each portion of mince is crumbled and browned, add the next.
Stir in the chillies and pepper and cook for a couple of minutes.
Add the chopped tomatoes and stir.
Add the Red Kidney Beans, the salt and 1 cup of water.
Cook for 1 hour stirring occasionally making sure not to crush the beans.

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